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Songs that hit Number One, Artist, date first at number one, and length of time at number one
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Songs that hit Number One, showing the artist name, the date the song was first at number one, and the length of time in weeks that the song was at number one
  
This page compiled by Will Johnson, Professional Genealogist.  If you'd like to comment on it, you can email me at [mailto:wjhonson@aol.com wjhonson@aol.com]
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This page compiled by Will Johnson, Professional Genealogist.  If you'd like to comment on it, you can email me at [mailto:wjhonson@aol.com wjhonson@aol.com].  If you '''like this page''' send me an atta boy and a please continue!
  
==1955==
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Also see my version of this page over at [http://knol.google.com/k/will-johnson/rock-and-roll-number-one-hits/4hmquk6fx4gu/18# "Rock and Roll Number One Hits"] at Knol where I will be starting to link up lyrics pages and mp3 plays.
*Rock Around the Clock, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Haley_And_The_Comets Bill Haley and The Comets], 9 Jul 1955, 8 weeks
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*The Yellow Rose of Texas, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Miller Mitch Miller], 3 Sep 1955, 6 weeks
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*Love is a Many Splendored Thing, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Four_Aces The Four Aces], 8 Oct 1955, 2 weeks
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*Autumn Leaves, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Williams_(pianist) Roger Williams], 29 Oct 1955, 4 weeks
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*Sixteen Tons, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Ernie_Ford Tennessee Ernie Ford], 26 Nov 1955, 7 weeks
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==1957==
 
==1957==
 
*Too Much, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley Elvis Presley], 9 Feb 1957, 3 weeks
 
*Too Much, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley Elvis Presley], 9 Feb 1957, 3 weeks
*Young Love, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tab_Hunter Tab Hunter], 2 Mar 1957, 4 weeks
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*Young Love, by [[Tab Hunter]], 2 Mar 1957, 4 weeks
 
*Party Doll, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Knox Buddy Knox], 30 Mar 1957, 1 week
 
*Party Doll, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Knox Buddy Knox], 30 Mar 1957, 1 week
 
*Round and Round, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry_Como Perry Como], 6 Apr 1957, 2 weeks
 
*Round and Round, by [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry_Como Perry Como], 6 Apr 1957, 2 weeks
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*Fly, Robin, Fly, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Convention Silver Convention], 29 Nov 1975, 3 weeks
 
*Fly, Robin, Fly, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Convention Silver Convention], 29 Nov 1975, 3 weeks
 
*Let's Do It Again, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Staple_Singers The Staple Singers], 27 Dec 1975, 1 week
 
*Let's Do It Again, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Staple_Singers The Staple Singers], 27 Dec 1975, 1 week
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==1976==
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*Saturday Night, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_City_Rollers Bay City Rollers], 3 Jan 1976, 1 week
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*Convoy, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._W._McCall C. W. McCall], 10 Jan 1976, 1 week
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*I Write the Songs, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Manilow Barry Manilow], 17 Jan 1976, 1 week
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*Theme from 'Mahogany' (Do You Know Where You're Going To), by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Ross Diana Ross], 24 Jan 1976, 1 week
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*Love Rollercoaster, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio_Players Ohio Players], 31 Jan 1976, 1 week
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*50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Simon Paul Simon], 7 Feb 1976, 3 weeks
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*Theme from 'S.W.A.T.', by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhythm_Heritage Rhythm Heritage], 28 Feb 1976, 1 week
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*Love Machine Pt. 1, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Miracles The Miracles], 6 Mar 1976, 1 week
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*December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night), by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Four_Seasons_(group) The Four Seasons], 13 Mar 1976, 3 weeks
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*Disco Lady, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnnie_Taylor Johnnie Taylor], 3 Apr 1976, 4 weeks
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*Let Your Love Flow, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellamy_Brothers Bellamy Brothers], 1 May 1976, 1 week
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*Welcome Back, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sebastian John Sebastian], 8 May 1976, 1 week
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*Boogie Fever, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sylvers The Sylvers], 15 May 1976, 1 week
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*Silly Love Songs, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wings_(band) Wings], 22 May 1976, 5 weeks
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*Love Hangover, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Ross Diana Ross], 29 May 1976, 2 weeks
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*Afternoon Delight, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starland_Vocal_Band Starland Vocal Band], 10 Jul 1976, 2 weeks
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*Kiss and Say Goodbye, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manhattans Manhattans], 24 Jul 1976, 2 weeks
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*Don't Go Breaking My Heart, by [[Elton John]] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiki_Dee Kiki Dee], 7 Aug 1976, 4 weeks
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*You Should Be Dancing, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee_Gees Bee Gees], 4 Sep 1976, 1 week
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*Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KC_and_The_Sunshine_Band KC and The Sunshine Band], 11 Sep 1976, 1 week
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*Play That Funky Music, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_Cherry_(band) Wild Cherry], 18 Sep 1976, 3 weeks
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*A Fifth of Beethoven, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Murphy_&_the_Big_Apple_Band Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band], 9 Oct 1976, 1 week
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*Disco Duck (Part 1), by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Dees_and_His_Cast_of_Idiots Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots], 16 Oct 1976, 1 week
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*If Your Leave Me Nov, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_(band) Chicago], 23 Oct 1976, 2 weeks
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*Rock 'n Me, by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Miller_Band Steve Miller Band], 6 Nov 1976, 1 week
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*Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright), by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_Stewart Rod Stewart], 13 Nov 1976, 7 weeks
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==1977==
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*You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show), [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Marilyn_McCoo Marilyn McCoo] and [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Billy_Davis,_Jr. Billy Davis, Jr.], 8 Jan 1977, 1 week
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*You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Leo_Sayer Leo Sayer], 15 Jan 1977, 1 week
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*I Wish, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Stevie_Wonder Stevie Wonder], 22 Jan 1977, 1 week
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*Car Wash, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Rose_Royce Rose Royce], 29 Jan 1977, 1 week
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*Torn Between Two Lovers, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Mary_MacGregor Mary MacGregor], 5 Feb 1977, 2 weeks
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*Blinded by the Light, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Manfred_Mann's_Earth_Band Manfred Mann's Earth Band], 19 Feb 1977, 1 week
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*New Kid in Town, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Eagles Eagles], 26 Feb 1977, 1 week
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*Love Theme from 'A Star is Born' (Evergreen), [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Barbra_Streisand Barbra Streisand], 5 May 1977, 3 weeks
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*Rich Girl, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Daryl_Hall Daryl Hall] and [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/John_Oates John Oates], 26 Mar 1977, 2 weeks
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*Dancing Queen, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Abba Abba], 9 Apr 1977, 1 week
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*Don't Give Up on Us, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/David_Soul David Soul], 16 Apr 1977, 1 week
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*Don't Leave Me This Way, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Thelma_Houston Thelma Houston], 23 Apr 1977, 1 week
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*Southern Nights, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Glen_Campbell Glen Campbell], 30 Apr 1977, 1 week
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*Hotel California, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Eagles Eagles], 7 May 1977, 1 week
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*When I Need You, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Leo_Sayer Leo Sayer], 14 May 1977, 1 week
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*Sir Duke, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Stevie_Wonder Stevie Wonder], 21 May 1977, 3 weeks
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*I'm Your Boogie Man, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/KC_and_The_Sunshine_Band KC and The Sunshine Band], 11 Jun 1977, 1 week
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*Dreams, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Fleetwood_Mac Fleetwood Mac], 18 Jun 1977, 1 week
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*Got to Give It Up, Pt. 1, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Marvin_Gaye Marvin Gaye], 25 Jun 1977, 1 week
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*Gonna Fly Now (Theme from 'Rocky'), [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Bill_Conti Bill Conti], 2 Jul 1977, 1 week
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*Undercover Angel, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Alan_O'Day Alan O'Day], 9 Jul 1977, 1 week
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*Da Doo Ron Ron, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Shaun_Cassidy Shaun Cassidy], 16 Jul 1977, 1 week
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*Looks Like We Made It, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Barry_Manilow Barry Manilow], 23 Jul 1977, 1 week
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*I Just Want to Be Your Everything, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Andy_Gibb Andy Gibb], 30 Jul 1977, 4 weeks
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*Best of My Love, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/The_Emotions The Emotions], 20 Aug 1977, 5 weeks
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*'Star Wars' Theme/Cantina Band, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Meco Meco], 1 Oct 1977, 2 weeks
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*You Light Up My Life, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Debby_Boone Debby Boone], 15 Oct 1977, 10 weeks
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*How Deep Is Your Love, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Bee_Gees Bee Gees], 24 Dec 1977, 3 weeks
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==1978==
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*Baby Come Back, [http://en.wikipedia.com/wiki/Player_(band) Player], 14 Jan 1978, 3 weeks
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Latest revision as of 00:09, 3 April 2009

Songs that hit Number One, showing the artist name, the date the song was first at number one, and the length of time in weeks that the song was at number one

This page compiled by Will Johnson, Professional Genealogist. If you'd like to comment on it, you can email me at wjhonson@aol.com. If you like this page send me an atta boy and a please continue!

Also see my version of this page over at "Rock and Roll Number One Hits" at Knol where I will be starting to link up lyrics pages and mp3 plays.

Contents

[edit] 1955

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[edit] 1956

  • Memories are Made of This, by Dean Martin, 14 Jan 1956, 5 weeks
  • Rock and Roll Waltz, by Kay Starr, 18 Feb 1956, 1 week
  • Lisbon Antigua, by Nelson Riddle, 25 Feb 1956, 4 weeks
  • Poor People of Paris, by Les Baxter, 24 Mar 1956, 4 weeks
  • Heartbreak Hotel, by Elvis Presley, 21 Apr 1956, 8 weeks
  • The Wayward Wind, by Gogi Grant, 16 Jun 1956, 6 weeks
  • I Want You, I Need You, I Love You, by Elvis Presley, 28 Jul 1956, 1 week

[edit] 1957

  • Jailhouse Rock/Treat Me Nice, by Elvis Presley, 21 Oct 1957, 7 weeks
  • You Send Me, by Sam Cooke, 2 Dec 1957, 2 weeks
  • April Love, by Pat Boone, 23 Dec 1957, 2 weeks

[edit] 1958

[edit] 1959

  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, by The Platters, 19 Jan 1959, 3 weeks

[edit] 1960

  • Are You Lonesome Tonight, by Elvis Presley, 28 Nov 1960, 6 weeks

[edit] 1961

  • Take Good Care of My Baby, by Bobby Vee, 18 Sep 1961, 3 weeks
  • Hit the Road Jack, by Ray Charles, 9 Oct 1961, 2 weeks
  • Runaround Sue, by Dion, 23 Oct 1961, 2 weeks
  • Big Bad John, by Jimmy Dean, 6 Nov 1961, 5 weeks

[edit] 1962

  • Roses Are Red (My Love), by Bobby Vinton, 14 Jul 1962, 4 weeks
  • Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, by Neil Sedaka, 11 Aug 1962, 2 weeks
  • The Loco-Motion, by Little Eva, 25 Aug 1962, 1 week
  • Sheila, by Tommy Roe, 1 Sep 1962, 2 weeks

[edit] 1963

  • If You Wanna Be Happy, by Jimmy Soul, 18 May 1963, 2 weeks
  • It's My Party, by Leslie Gore, 1 Jun 1963, 2 weeks
  • Sukiyaki, by Kyu Sakamoto, 15 Jun 1963, 3 weeks
  • Easier Said Than Done, by The Essex, 6 Jul 1963, 2 weeks

[edit] 1964

  • There! I've Said it Again, by Bobby Vinton, 4 Jan 1964, 4 weeks
  • I Want to Hold Your Hand, by The Beatles, 1 Feb 1964, 7 weeks
  • She Loves You, by The Beatles, 21 Mar 1964, 2 weeks
  • A Hard Day's Night, by The Beatles, 1 Aug 1964, 2 weeks
  • Everybody Loves Somebody, by Dean Martin, 15 Aug 1964, 1 week
  • Where Did Our Love Go, by The Supremes, 22 Aug 1964, 2 weeks
  • House of the Rising Sun, by The Animals, 5 Sep 1964, 3 weeks

[edit] 1965

  • Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter, by Herman's Hermits, 1 May 1965, 3 weeks
  • Ticket to Ride, by The Beatles, 22 May 1965, 1 week
  • Help Me Rhonda, by Beach Boys, 29 May 1965, 2 weeks
  • Back in My Arms Again, by The Supremes, 12 Jul 1965, 1 week

[edit] 1966

[edit] 1967

[edit] 1968

  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine, by Marvin Gaye, 14 Dec 1968, 7 weeks

[edit] 1969

[edit] 1970

  • American Woman/No Sugar Tonight, by Guess Who, 9 May 1970, 3 weeks
  • Everything Is Beautiful, by Ray Stevens, 30 May 1970, 2 weeks
  • The Long and Winding Road/For You Blue, by The Beatles, 13 Jun 1970, 2 weeks
  • The Love You Save, by The Jackson Five, 27 Jul 1970, 2 weeks
  • Mama Told Me (Not to Come), by Three Dog Night, 11 Jul 1970, 2 weeks
  • (They Long to Be) Close to You, by Carpenters, 25 Jul 1970, 4 weeks
  • Make It With You, by Bread, 22 Aug 1970, 1 week
  • War, by Edwin Starr, 29 Aug 1970, 3 weeks

[edit] 1971

  • Want Ads, by The Honey Cone, 12 Jun 1971, 1 week
  • It's Too Late/I Feel the Earth Move, by Carole King, 19 Jun 1971, 5 weeks
  • Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian), by The Raiders, 24 Jul 1971, 1 week
  • You've Got a Friend, by James Taylor, 31 Jul 1971, 1 week
  • How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, by Bee Gees, 7 Aug 1971, 4 weeks
  • Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey, by Paul and Linda McCartney, 4 Sep 1971, 1 week
  • Go Away Little Girl, by Donny Osmond, 11 Sep 1971, 3 weeks
  • Maggie May/Reason to Believe, by Rod Stewart, 2 Oct 1971, 5 weeks
  • Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves, by Cher, by 6 Nov 1971, 2 weeks
  • Theme from "Shaft", by Isaac Hayes, by 20 Nov 1971, 2 weeks
  • Family Affair, by Sly and the Family Stone, by 20 Nov 1971, 2 weeks
  • Brand New Key, by Melanie, 25 Dec 1971, 3 weeks

[edit] 1972

  • American Pie, by Don McLean, 15 Jan 1972, 4 weeks
  • Let's Stay Together, by Al Green, 12 Feb 1972, 1 week
  • Without You, by Nilsson, 19 Feb 1972, 4 weeks
  • Heart of Gold, by Neil Young, 18 Mar 1972, 1 week
  • Me and Mrs. Jones, by Billy Paul, 16 Dec 1972, 3 weeks

[edit] 1973

  • Killing Me Softly With His Song, by Roberta Flack, 24 Feb 1973, 5 weeks
  • Love Train, by The O'Jays, 24 Mar 1973, 1 week
  • The Nights the Lights Went Out in Georgia, by Vicki Lawrence, 7 Apr 1973, 2 weeks
  • Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree, by Dawn, 21 Apr 1973, 4 weeks
  • Will It Go Round in Circles, by Billy Preston, 7 Jul 1973, 2 weeks
  • Bad, Bad Leroy Brown, by Jim Croce, 21 Jul 1973, 2 weeks
  • The Morning After, by Maureen McGovern, 4 Aug 1973, 2 weeks
  • Touch Me in the Morning, by Diana Ross, 18 Aug 1973, 1 week
  • Brother Louie, by Stories, 25 Aug 1973, 2 weeks
  • Let's Get It On, by Marvin Gaye, 8 Sep 1973, 2 weeks
  • Delta Dawn, by Helen Reddy, 15 Sep 1973, 1 week
  • We're an American Band, by Grand Funk, 29 Sep 1973, 1 week
  • Photograph, by Ringo Starr, 24 Nov 1973, 1 week
  • Top of the World, by Carpenters, 1 Dec 1973, 2 weeks
  • The Most Beautiful Girl, by Charlie Rich, 15 Dec 1973, 2 weeks
  • Time in a Battle, by Jim Croce, 29 Dec 1973, 2 weeks

[edit] 1974

  • The Night Chicago Died, by Paper Lace, 17 Aug 1974, 1 week
  • (You're) Having My Baby, by Paul Anka with Odia Coates, 24 Aug 1974, 3 weeks
  • I Shot the Sheriff, by Eric Clapton, 14 Sep 1974, 1 week
  • Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe, by Barry White, 21 Sep 1974, 1 week

[edit] 1975

[edit] 1976

  • Saturday Night, by Bay City Rollers, 3 Jan 1976, 1 week
  • Convoy, by C. W. McCall, 10 Jan 1976, 1 week
  • I Write the Songs, by Barry Manilow, 17 Jan 1976, 1 week
  • Theme from 'Mahogany' (Do You Know Where You're Going To), by Diana Ross, 24 Jan 1976, 1 week
  • Love Rollercoaster, by Ohio Players, 31 Jan 1976, 1 week
  • 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, by Paul Simon, 7 Feb 1976, 3 weeks

[edit] 1977

[edit] 1978

  • Baby Come Back, Player, 14 Jan 1978, 3 weeks
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